Events

Advisory Board Meeting

New York, NY, USA – 22 September 2014
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Left: Participants at the second meeting of the Green Industry Platform Advisory Board

Right: From L-R: H.E. Mr. Taher Shakhashir (Minister of Environment, Jordan); Mr. Heinz Leuenberger (Director, Environmental Management Branch, UNIDO), Mr. Li Yong (Director General, UNIDO), Mr. Achim Steiner (Executive Director, UNEP)

Left: From L-R: Mr. David Hasanat (CEO, ViyellaTex), Mr. Paul Hohnen (Founder, Sustainability Strategies), Ms. Louise Kantrow (Permanent Representative of the ICC to the UN), Ms. Andrea Bacher (Executive, ICC), H.E. Mr. Marcin Korolec (State Secretary for the Environment, Poland), Mr. Thomas Videbaek (Executive VP Business Development, Novozymes)

Right: Mr. Georg Kell (Executive Director, UNGC)

Technical Expert Committee Meeting

Vienna, Austria – 26 June 2014
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Technical Expert Committee members meeting for the second time with the Green Industry Platform Secretariat to brainstorm on-going and future activities.

Green Industry Conference 2013

Guangzhou, China – 7-9 November 2013
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Left: Mr. Li Yong (Director General, UNIDO) speaks at the Opening Ceremony;

Right: Opening of the conference: H.E. Mr. Su Bo (Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology, China), Mr. Li Yong (Director General, UNIDO), H.E. Mr. Chen Changzhi (Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China), H.E. Mr. Miao Wei (Minister of Industry and Information Technology, China), Mr. Zhu Xiaodan (Governor of Guangdong Province)

Left: View of the plenary room;

Right: Technical Panel on Green Chemistry and Hazardous Waste: Mr. Heinz Leuenberger (Director, Environmental Management, UNIDO), Mr. Paul Anastas (Director, Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, Yale University), Ms. Brigitte Dero (Deputy General Manager, VinylPlus), Mr. George Assaf (Former Director, UNIDO), Mr. Wang Feng (President, Aerolus Tyre Co. Ltd.)

Left: High-level Roundtable 2 on Green Industry Building the Business Case: Mr. Thomas Videbæk (Executive Vice President, Business Development, Novozymes);

Right: Audience at the Opening Ceremony

Advisory Board Meeting

Paris, France – 3 April 2013
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Left: The Green Industry Platform Advisory Board meeting in Paris at the French Development Agency (AFD);

Right: Discussion being led by Paul Hohnen

Left: Steen Riisgaard, former President and CEO of Novozymes A/S, addressing other members of the Advisory Board;

Right: Claus Stig Pedersen, Head of Sustainability Development, Novozymes A/S

Left: Senior Advisor for the French Development Agency, Monique Barbut, and former Director General of UNIDO, Kandeh K. Yumkella, at the meeting

Technical Expert Committee Meeting

Vienna, Austria – 25 March 2013
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Technical Expert Committee members and Green Industry Platform secretariat staff after the one-day meeting in Vienna at UNIDO headquarters

Launch of Green Industry Platform

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – 16 June 2012